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The Complete Book of Offensive Basketball Drills: Game-Changing Drills from Around the World

Giorgio Gandolfi · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

COACH YOUR TEAM TO PLAY BETTER, FASTER, AND WIN, WITH INNOVATIVE DRILLS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE “Simply fantastic! The Complete Book of Offensive Basketball Drills is a treasure trove of information from around the world. I can honestly say that I have not seen nor read a more complete...
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Life Is a Wheel: Memoirs of a Bike-Riding Obituarist

Bruce Weber · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Life Is a Wheel chronicles the cross-country bicycle trip Bruce Weber made at the age of fifty-seven, an "entertaining travel story filled with insightful thoughts about life, family, and aging" (The Associated Press) .During the summer and fall of 2011, Bruce Weber, an obituary...
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Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game

Mark Edmundson · Penguin Press
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson reflects on his own rite of passage as a high school football player to get to larger truths about the ways America's Game shapes its menFootball teaches young men self-discipline and teamwork. But football celebrates violence. Football is a showcase for athletic...
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The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks

Bruce Feldman · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

With unparalleled access to the recruits coaches and gurus shaping footballrsquos future Bruce Feldman has written a modern-day tale about the making of the next superstars in the gamersquos most important position the quarterbackIn the world of modern football with NFL teams worth more...
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The Last Great Walk: The True Story of a 1909 Walk from New York to San Francisco, and Why it Matters Today

Wayne Curtis · Rodale Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1909, Edward Payson Weston walked from New York to San Francisco, covering around 40 miles a day and greeted by wildly cheering audiences in every city. The New York Times called it the "first bona-fide walk . . . across the American continent," and eagerly chronicled a journey...
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Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World

Nicholas Griffin · Scribner
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

THE SPRING OF 1971 heralded the greatest geopolitical realignment in a generation. After twenty-two years of antagonism, China and the United States suddenly moved toward a détente - achieved not by politicians but by Ping-Pong players. The Western press delighted in the absurdity of the moment...
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Hiking Waterfalls in New England: A Guide to the Region's Best Waterfall Hikes

Eli Burakian · Falcon Guides; 1st Edition edition
Format: Book

Hiking Waterfalls in New England includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for approximately 100 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the area. Hike descriptions also include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates.Hiking Waterfalls in New England will take you through...
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Soccer in Sun and Shadow

Eduardo Galeano · Nation Books; Rev Upd edition
Format: Paperback

In this witty and rebellious history of world soccer, award-winning writer Eduardo Galeano searches for the styles of play, players, and goals that express the unique personality of certain times and places. In Soccer in Sun and Shadow, Galeano takes us to ancient China, where engravings...
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Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius

Bill Pennington · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 530
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of one of baseball's most celebrated, mercurial, and misunderstood figures Billy Martin is a story of contrasts. He was the clutch second baseman for the dominant New York Yankees of the 1950s. He then spent sixteen seasons managing in the big leagues, and is considered...
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Mastering Running

Cathy Utzschneider · Human Kinetics
Format: Book

Run faster, stronger, and longer—and remain injury free. With Mastering Running, regardless of your age, optimal performance and new personal bests await. Cathy Utzschneider, highly accomplished and renowned masters runner and coach, has created the definitive guide for runners,...
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Beating Goliath: My Story of Football and Faith

Art Briles · St. Martin's Press
Format: Book

Growing up in Rule Texas Art Briles learned at a young age the importance of hard work and faith from his parents Soon that faith would be tested On their way to see him play in a college football game Briles parents and aunt died in a car crash This event shaped Briles into the man he is today...
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Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty

Bengie Molina · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A baseball rules book. A tape measure. A lottery ticket.These were in the pocket of Bengie Molina’s father when he died of a heart attack on the rutted Little League field in his Puerto Rican barrio. The items serve as thematic guideposts in Molina’s beautiful memoir about his father,...
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Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete

Steve House · Artbook D A P
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

In Training for the New Alpinism, Steve House, world-class climber and Patagonia ambassador, and Scott Johnston, coach of U.S. National Champions and World Cup Nordic Skiers, translate training theory into practice to allow you to coach yourself to any mountaineering goal. Applying training...
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Pedro

Pedro Martinez · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A bold, no-holds-barred memoir from one of the most dominant and dynamic pitchers to ever play the game Before Pedro Martinez was the eight-time All Star, three-time Cy Young Award winner, and World Series champion, before stadiums full of fans chanted his name, he was just a little kid from...
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Where Nobody Knows Your Name: Life In the Minor Leagues of Baseball

John Feinstein · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed #1 bestselling author . . . a riveting journey through the world of minor-league baseball "No one grows up playing baseball pretending that they're pitching or hitting in Triple-A." - Chris Schwinden, Triple-A pitcher "If you don't like it here,...
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Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile

Nate Jackson · Harper
Format: Hardcover

Nate Jackson’s Slow Getting Up is an unvarnished and uncensored memoir of everyday life in the most popular sports league in America—and the most damaging to its players—the National Football League.After playing college ball at a tiny Division III school, Jackson, a receiver,...
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Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out

John Calipari · Penguin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Now with a new chapter on the Wildcats' legendary comeback in the 2014 Final FourJohn Calipari, one of the most successful coaches in NCAA history, presents the world of college basketball from the coach's chair, unvarnished and straight from the heart. Players First is Calipari's...
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Leo Durocher: Baseball's Prodigal Son

Paul Dickson · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Leo Durocher (1906-1991) was baseball's all-time leading cocky, flamboyant, and galvanizing character, casting a shadow across several eras, from the time of Babe Ruth to the Space Age Astrodome, from Prohibition through the Vietnam War. For more than forty years, he was at the forefront...
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Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear. Get On the Mat. Love Your Body.

Jessamyn Stanley · Workman
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

From the unforgettable teacher Jessamyn Stanley comes Every Body Yoga, a book that breaks all the stereotypes. It's a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes: If Jessamyn could transcend these emotional and physical barriers, so can we. It's a book for readers already...
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The Family Camping Guide: How to Survive a Camping Trip

Rashelle Davis · Createspace
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

The Family Camping Guideis your guide to a successful and fun camping trip. Camping can be a fun and interesting outing the whole family will enjoy, as long as you have the knowledge needed to survive (and thrive) while camping. Learn how to turn a camping trip into a vacation the whole...
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Sports Illustrated Baseball's Greatest

Editors of Sports Illustrated · Sports Illustrated; ILL edition
Format: Hardcover

Whos the greatest slugger of all time, Babe Ruth or Ted Williams? Where do Derek Jeter and Cal Ripken Jr. rank on the list of the best shortstops? At third base, would you rather have Mike Schmidt or Brooks Robinson? Is Fenway or Wrigley the better ballpark?This book will end many arguments-and...
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The History of Cycling in Fifty Bikes: From the Velocipede to the Pinarello: The Bicycles that Have Shaped the World

Tom Ambrose · Rodale Books

The invention of the bicycle changed history by democratizing travel for the first time. The common man—and importantly the common woman—could now afford to travel at reasonable speed without the need of a horse. Instead of walking just 10 miles a day on foot, a healthy individual...
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For the Glory: Eric Liddell's Journey from Olympic Champion to Modern Martyr

Duncan Hamilton · Penguin Press
Pages: 388
Format: Print book

The untold and inspiring story of Eric Liddell, hero of Chariots of Fire, from his Olympic medal to his missionary work in China to his last, brave years in a Japanese work camp during WWIIMany people will remember Eric Liddell as the Olympic gold medalist from the Academy Award winning...
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The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre

Kelly Cordes · Patagonia
Format: Hardcover

Patagonias Cerro Torre, considered by many the most beautiful peak in the world, draws the finest and most devoted technical alpinists to its climbing challenges. But controversy has swirled around this ice-capped peak since Cesare Maestri claimed first ascent in 1959. Since then a debate...
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Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson

Doug Wilson · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Finalist for the 2014 Casey Award!Selected by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for the 2014 author's seriesBrooks Robinson is one of baseball's most transcendent and revered players. He won a record sixteen straight Gold Gloves at third base, led one of the best teams of the era,...
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The Born Again Runner: A Guide to Overcoming Excuses, Injuries, and Other Obstaclesfor New and Returning Runners

Pete Magill · Experiment Llc
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the lead author of Build Your Running Body ("the best running book ever" - Runner's World founder Bob Anderson) , a one-of-a-kind guide for everyone who wants to run but feels they can't As a drug-addled young man, Pete Magill once found himself in the ER, with his body...
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For Boston: From Worst to First, the Improbable Dream Season of the 2013 Red Sox

The Boston Globe · Triumph Books
Pages: 126
Format: Paperback

When John Farrell was introduced as the new Red Sox manager in the fall of 2012, he took over a last-place team lacking talent and cohesion. A franchise that once made Boston proud had become an embarrassment. Just one year later, the Red Sox have won the World Series, their third title...
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Baseball Field Guide: An In-Depth Illustrated Guide to the Complete Rules of Baseball

Dan Formosa · Experiment Llc
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Now in its third edition - a clear guide to the complete rules of baseball!Admit it: Even if you're a diehard fan of our national pastime, sometimes an umpire's call can be a little baffling. And for newer fans, Major League Baseball's nuanced rules - developed and revised over...
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How Cycling Can Save the World

Peter Walker · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Peter Walker - reporter at the Guardian and curator of its popular bike blog - shows how the future of humanity depends on the bicycle. Car culture has ensnared much of the world - and it's no wonder. Convenience and comfort (as well as some clever lobbying) have made the car the transportation...
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Basic Illustrated Kayaking

FalconGuides · Falcon Guides
Format: Paperback

For a generation, the Basic Illustrated series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether...
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Back from the Dead

Bill Walton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

This inspiring memoir from sports and cultural icon Bill Walton recounts his devastating injuries and amazing recoveries, set in the context of his UCLA triumphs under John Wooden, his storied NBA career, and his affinity for music and the Grateful Dead.In February 2008, Bill Walton suffered...
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Kayaking Made Easy, 4th: A Manual for Beginners with Tips for the Experienced

Dennis Stuhaug · FalconGuides; Fourth Edition, Fourth edition
Format: Book

Updated to reflect all the latest gear and techniques, and now with full color photos, this guide is the perfect step-by-step handbook for beginners, with sage advice on every aspect of flat-water and sea kayaking, from selecting a boat to kayak camping.
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Undisputed Truth

Mike Tyson · Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

A bare-knuckled, tell-all memoir from Mike Tyson, the onetime heavyweight champion of the world—and a legend both in and out of the ring. Philosopher, Broadway headliner, fighter, felon—Mike Tyson has defied stereotypes, expectations, and a lot of conventional wisdom during...
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Bill Belichick vs. the NFL: The Case for the NFL's Greatest Coach

Erik Frenz · Triumph Books LLC
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Bill Belichick started collecting Lombardi Trophies like some people collect coasters and won his fourth Super Bowl title in 2015. No other NFL team has been as successful since Belichick became the Patriots' head coach in 2000, winning titles after the 2001, 2003, 2004, and 2014 seasons,...
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The Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Beginners: Everything a new cyclist needs to know to gear up and start riding

Tori Bortman · Rodale Books
Format: Paperback

Bicycling is undergoing a renaissance in this country as millions of people are taking to the streets in this nostalgic, beloved pastime. From purchasing one's first bike to learning all its different components, Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Beginners is the go-to guide for any beginning...
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Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

Maurice Isserman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

This magesterial and thrilling history argues that the story of American mountaineering is the story of America itself.In Continental Divide, Maurice Isserman tells the history of American mountaineering through four centuries of landmark climbs and first ascents. Mountains were originally...
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Mr. Hockey: My Story

Gordie Howe · G.P. Putnam's Sons; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The definitive autobiography from hockeys greatest living legend—Mr. Hockey himself, Gordie Howe.  Big, skilled, tough on the ice, and nearly indestructible, Howe dominated both the sport and the record books like no one has before or since. Over an incredible six decades, the Hall...
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The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

John Feinstein · Doubleday, 2016.
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends - University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano - by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John FeinsteinOn...
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A Fly Rod of Your Own

John Gierach · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

John Gierach, "the voice of the common angler" (The Wall Street Journal) and member of the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame, brings his sharp sense of humor and keen eye for observation to the fishing life and, for that matter, life in general.John Gierach is known for his witty, trenchant...
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Denali's Howl: The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America's Wildest Peak

Andy Hall · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

Denali's Howl is the white-knuckle account of one of the most deadly climbing disasters of all time.In 1967, twelve young men attempted to climb Alaska's Mount McKinley - known to the locals as Denali - one of the most popular and deadly mountaineering destinations in the world....
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99: Stories of the Game

Wayne Gretzky · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

"The Great One" weaves memories of his legendary career with an inside look at the sport of professional hockey, and the heroes and stories that inspired him. From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming...
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma

Kostya Kennedy · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

"Kennedy's book on the tarnished and enigmatic Rose is exceptional. Like the best writing about sport--Liebling, Angell--it qualifies as stirring literature. I'd read Kennedy no matter what he writes about." --Richard FordPete Rose played baseball with a singular and headfirst...
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Life Is a Wheel: Love, Death, Etc., and a Bike Ride Across America

Bruce Weber · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Based on his popular New York Times series, bestselling author Bruce Weber shares the adventures of his solo bicycle ride from coast to coast. Riding a bicycle across the United States is one of those bucket-list goals that many dream about but few fulfill. During the summer and fall of 2011,...
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Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

James Campbell · Crown Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer...
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Mastering Skateboarding

Per Welinder · Human Kinetics; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Ever watched pro skaters and wished you knew how they were able to pull off the tricks that you see? If so, then Mastering Skateboarding is the resource for you! Two-time world champion skateboarder Per Welinder teams up with longtime skateboard advocate Peter Whitley to bring you the techniques...
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The Closer

Mariano Rivera · Little Brown & Co.
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted...
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Boy who runs : the odyssey of julius achon.

Julius Achon · Ballantine
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala's Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall's Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children's charity."Julius...
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Season of Saturdays: A History of College Football in 14 Games

Michael Weinreb · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning writer, journalist, and college football expert: an entertaining cultural history that highlights the key moments, games, personalities, and scandals of the popular and controversial American pastime.Every Saturday in the fall, countless college students, alumni, and sports...
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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
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Chasing Water: Elegy of an Olympian

Anthony Ervin · Akashic Books
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

"Here Ervin and swim trainer and journalist Markides combine talents to create a biography that is part first-hand narrative by Ervin, with Markides filling in the details and providing context. The formula works, pulling readers into Ervin's experience of the thrill of victory...
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On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Mount Everest and Other Extreme Environments

Alison Levine · Business Plus
Pages: 242
Format: Hardcover

FOREWORD BY LEGENDARY DUKE BASKETBALL COACH MIKE KRZYZEWSKIOn the Edge is an engaging leadership manual that provides concrete insights garnered from various extreme environments ranging from Mt Everest to the South Pole. By reflecting on the lessons learned from her various expeditions,...
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Boys among men : how the prep-to-pro generation redefined the NBA and sparked a basketball revolution

Jonathan P D Abrams · Crown Archetype
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The definitive, never-before-told story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA. When Kevin Garnett shocked the world by announcing that he would not be attending college - as young basketball prodigies...
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Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out

John Calipari · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

"If you are a college basketball fan like I am, you'll understand why I've long admired John Calipari's leadership style. While no coach treasures a win more than John, this terrific book reveals his greater purpose - to lead his young players to better lives, and then...
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Parcells: A Football Life

Nunyo Demasio · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

Bill Parcells may be the most iconic football coach of our time. During his decades-long tenure as an NFL coach, he turned failing franchises into contenders. He led the ailing New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories, turned the New England Patriots into an NFL powerhouse, reinvigorated...
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Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Gu y Who’s Lived It

Matthew Berry · Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

Now a New York Times bestseller!Fantasy football, fantasy baseball, fantasy basketball, even fantasy sumo wrestling: the world of fantasy sports is huge, and still growing. Today, more than 35 million people in the United States and Canada spend hours upon hours each week on their fantasy...
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